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The Black Index Exhibition

Palo Alto Art Center 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA

The Palo Alto Art Center is pleased to present The Black Index, a group exhibition featuring the work of Dennis Delgado, Alicia Henry, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Titus Kaphar, Whitfield Lovell, and Lava Thomas. The artists featured in The Black Index build upon the tradition of Black self representation as an antidote to colonialist images. Using… Read More »The Black Index Exhibition

Black American Art History: People, Places and Things

Learn about Black American artists from the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries.In these Friday evening presentations, The Black Index exhibition curator Bridget R. Cooks will offer a thematic overview of art by Black American artists from the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries. Discover new favorite artists, styles, and stories in these engaging sessions.Pictured left to right: Xaviera… Read More »Black American Art History: People, Places and Things

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Black Creativity and Mentorship

Black Creativity and Mentorship: A Conversation Between Diana Pumpelly Bates and Titus KapharJoin acclaimed San Jose artist Diana Pumpelly Bates and internationally recognized artist Titus Kaphar for a conversation about Black creativity, artistic inspiration, and the importance of mentorship. This conversation will be moderated by The Black Index exhibition curator Bridget R. Cooks

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Black American Art History: People, Places and Things

Learn about Black American artists from the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries.In these Friday evening presentations, The Black Index exhibition curator Bridget R. Cooks will offer a thematic overview of art by Black American artists from the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries. Discover new favorite artists, styles, and stories in these engaging sessions.Pictured left to right: Xaviera… Read More »Black American Art History: People, Places and Things

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The Black Index Closing Celebration

Palo Alto Art Center 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA

A closing celebration of “The Black Index” exhibition!Join the Palo Alto Art Center for a closing celebration of The Black Index exhibition. Hear from the exhibition curator Dr. Bridget R. Cooks, meet artists from the exhibition, purchase the exhibition catalogue, and see the exhibition one more time before the show travels to its next venues… Read More »The Black Index Closing Celebration

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The Black Index Closing Reception

Palo Alto Art Center 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA

Join us for an exclusive reception for PAACF Circle and Alliance Members after "The Black Index" Closing Celebration.Join us for an exclusive reception for PAACF Circle and Alliance Members after “The Black Index” Closing Celebration. Join the Palo Alto Art Center for a closing celebration of The Black Index exhibition. Hear from the exhibition curator… Read More »The Black Index Closing Reception

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Paula Kirkeby Press Printmaking Demonstration

Palo Alto Art Center 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA

Watch a demo of the Paula Kirkeby press in action with Fanny Retsek. Learn about classes, workshops, and drop-in press opportunities.

Join us for two opportunities to experience the Paula Kirkeby Press—recently relocated from the Cubberley Community Center to the Art Center! This press was generously given to the Art Center by the Kirkeby family, in order to continue the legacy of printmaking in our community begun with Smith Andersen Editions. Both events will feature Art Center Studio Program Director Fanny Retsek, who maintains a printmaking artistic practice in her free time. Fanny was previously a printer for Crown Point Press in San Francisco and master printer for the ICA Print Center.

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Paula Kirkeby Press Hands-On Printmaking Activity

Palo Alto Art Center 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA

This event will allow a limited group to participate in a unique hands-on monotype activity with Fanny Retsek. Space is limited.Join us for two opportunities to experience the Paula Kirkeby Press—recently relocated from the Cubberley Community Center to the Art Center! This press was generously given to the Art Center by the Kirkeby family, in… Read More »Paula Kirkeby Press Hands-On Printmaking Activity

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The Art of Disability Culture-Members’ Preview

Join us onsite or virtually for the Members' preview of "The Art of Disability Culture" exhibition . Join us onsite or virtually for this unique hybrid and accessible celebration of The Art of Disability Culture featuring exhibition walkthroughs, a chance to hear from exhibiting artists, special performances, and more! At the heart of this exhibition… Read More »The Art of Disability Culture-Members’ Preview

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Friday Night at the Art Center – The Art of Disability Culture

Join us onsite or virtually for the opening celebration of "The Art of Disability Culture" exhibition .Join us onsite or virtually for the opening celebration of “The Art of Disability Culture” exhibition . Join us onsite or virtually for the opening celebration of “The Art of Disability Culture” exhibition . Join us onsite or virtually… Read More »Friday Night at the Art Center – The Art of Disability Culture

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